The Department of Water and Power plans to capture storm water runoff and use it to refill underground supplies rather than allow it to drain into the ocean via storm channels.
Southern California may still be a little soggy, but officials said Friday it will take far more rain and conservation to end the state’s four-year drought.
An unseasonably cold storm expected to generate strong winds is headed for Southern California Wednesday, with rain expected beginning Thursday afternoon and possibly lasting until Friday night.
Officials with LADWP unveiled the plan after tens of thousands of gallons of reservoir water were lost in Eagle Rock when it was released into streets and storm drains.
A Pacific storm system will bring rain and snow to Southern California Tuesday, but the weather is expected to clear out by Wednesday, National Weather Service forecaster said.
Heavy rain from a late winter storm hit Los Angeles and Ventura counties on Sunday afternoon while the Southland’s mountains picked up a significant amount of snow from a late winter storm that promised more precipitation as the night wore on.
More than a dozen flights at Los Angeles International Airport have been canceled because of snowstorms lashing the East Coast.
Southland residents were caught unawares Friday afternoon when the warm sun suddenly gave way to downpours and, in some areas, lightning.
The Northeast blizzard led to approximately 100 flight cancellations Tuesday at Los Angeles International Airport.
More than 70 flights were canceled Monday at Los Angeles International Airport due to a powerful winter storm battering the East Coast.
More rain was expected to continue across the Southern California on Sunday.
A cold storm out of Canada brought snow to the Antelope Valley and at low elevations in the San Gabriel Mountains Tuesday.
More than two inches of rain fell in just about two hours.
Glendora city officials Tuesday raised the alert level to yellow for residents living in the Colby burn-area out of fear of mudslides.
Portions of Camarillo Springs will once again be under voluntary evacuation orders Tuesday as another winter storm rolls into Southern California.